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Install a Fireplace Mantel and Add Stone Veneer Facing

Use these instructions to easily give a fireplace a new mantel as well as a new stone veneer facing.

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Materials

  • 1x8 board
  • wood glue
  • shims
  • coarse-thread screws

Tools

  • tape measure
  • safety glasses
  • cordless drill
  • impact driver
  • finish nailer
  • level
  • wire brush
  • sponge
  • wet saw
  • chipping hammer
  • ear protection
  • rubber gloves
  • trowel
  • segmented diamond blade
  • mortar bag

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